12/15/16

2016-12-15 Eunkoo's fundraising campaign


(TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees Crowd-sourcing Manager Briana Reha-Klenske is suddenly getting busy!

* Eunkoo Lee has set up an online fundraiser, raising $160 in the first 24 hours!

 *Two other tutors have expressed interest in doing so.

 * According to a conference call I was on a few days ago, about 31 percent of all giving is done in the month of December.
 

* More than 60% of online giving is done after people see a friend or relative donate. It would be great to have more online fundraisers set up during the month of December. Check with me or Briana if you would like to set up an online fundraiser for TNKR.


https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/hope-for-north-korean-refugees/x/12433022

12/14/16

2016-12-14 Politic journal at Yale University (Casey Lartigue quoted)

The Politic: The Yale College Journal of Politics is a monthly Yale University student publication that traces its roots to 1947. I am one of the people quoted in a feature story by Megan McQueen in The Politic about the struggles North Korean refugees have after they escape.

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Casey Lartigue Jr.​, a founder of the nonprofit (TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees​, compared China’s repatriation to slavery in the American South.

12/13/16

2016-12-13 Charity concert to raise fund for NK defectors (Korea Times)

Charity concert to raise fund for NK defectors
by John Max Redmond​
The Korea Times​
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2016/12/177_220098.html

An NGO supporting North Korean refugees is presenting a charity concert titled "2016 Hold Hands, Love Concert" at the Seocho Hanwoori Rehabilitation Center in southern Seoul, Saturday.

The concert run by (TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees​ aims to raise funds and awareness for the education of North Korean refugees in the South. It features cellist BoumJun Bae​, gayageum (12-string zither) player Bae Ji-soo, orchestral music from the Hanwoori Eins Baum Chamber and musical actress Kim Na-hee (김나희​).

"We have been working more closely with refugees who are seeking to tell their stories to the world," said Casey Lartigue Jr.​, co-founder of TNKR.